Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande and more set to join March for Our Lives anti-gun protest

Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and more will take part in the March for Our Lives anti-gun protest in Washington, it has been announced.

Cyrus – along with many other figures from the music industry – has aired words of support and respect towards those fighting against gun violence in the US.

Protests have been set up by students and school staff following last months shooting in Florida – where a 19-year-old former student shot and killed 17 people.

Following this week’s National Walkout Day, students will march once again in Washington on March 24.

Speaking to CNN, David Hogg – a survivor of last month’s attack – revealed that Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato and Jennifer Hudson will participate in the rally.

“We’re gonna have four major independent women that are standing with us and walking beside us,” Hogg said. “They’re gonna be standing there with us and marching with us and they’re just some of the few people that are really coming out and stepping up with us.”

Earlier this week, Cyrus said on National Walkout Day: “So amazing to see young people take back their power and USE it!”. Yesterday, the pop star posted a shout out to ‘Shine’ – a song written by two students caught up in the shooting.

Last month, it was reported that Ariana Grande “cried for days” after being informed of the Manchester Arena bombing last year.

22 people were killed in May last year when suicide bomber Salman Abedi blew himself up in the foyer of Manchester Arena as fans left a concert by the American singer.